Rape-accused Tariq Ramadan faces US charges as ‘Muslim victim comes forward’

Rape-accused Muslim academic Tariq Ramadan could now face charges in the United States after American attorney Rabia Chaudry said she had referred an alleged victim to a federal prosecutor this week.

Ramadan is currently being held in a French prison since February 2 on charges that he raped two women in Paris and Lyon.

Chaudry confirmed to Al Arabiya English that she had referred “a Muslim victim” to the prosecutor, declining to comment on the matter further or explaining exactly what the US victim had accused Ramadan of.

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Customers get their $25 Loblaw gift card as compensation for overpriced bread

Loblaw’s attempt to make amends for its part in a bread price-fixing scandal with $25 gift cards appears to be paying off — at least for some customers.

The grocer started mailing the rebates this week to people who’ve already registered online. Loblaw said the gift cards should take six to 12 weeks to arrive and customers have until May 1 to sign up.

This being Canada where it pays to be a white collar criminal no one will go to jail for this, a stern letter or wagged finger is about as severe a punishment any will face.

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Painting of Turkey’s President Erdogan with a banana up his buttocks sparks anger at German art fair

The gallery owner said he took down the caricature to “avoid trouble”

h/t Andrew Bostom who notes…

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FATAH: All Trudeau needed to do was denounce the Khalistan movement #TrudeauInIndia

By now, you’ve no doubt read how a convicted Canadian Sikh terrorist Jaspal Atwal was invited to dinner with Prime Minister Trudeau and would have been a guest had it not been for my colleague Candice Malcolm and CBC’s Terry Milewski breaking the story.

But Atwal was not the only openly pro-Khalistani Canadian on the trip.

Meet Manvir Singh Saini, who was part of Trudeau’s media delegation and accompanied him to all official events and did attend the dinner from where Atwal was uninvited.

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Europe’s Nightmare: Baby Mohammad not welcome

If Muhammad cannot beat the infidels on the battlefield, he’ll outbreed them—literally: “Mohammed most popular name for newborn boys in the Netherlands for second year in a row,” is the title of a recent report. Muhammad is apparently also the most popular name in England. In fact, Muhammad is one of the most popular names throughout Northwest Europe.

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Strutting their gut on the FAT-walk: More than 100 plus-size women battle it out to be crowned Miss Jumbo in Thai beauty pageant

An annual beauty pageant in Thailand compares plus sized woman to elephants.

Pictures from the Jumbo Queen Beauty Pageant in Nakhon Ratchasima shows the entrants on-stage, backstage and before the contest.

In order to take part in the pageant, which promotes elephant conservation causes, contestants have to weigh at least 12st 9lbs – and those are merely the featherweights!


Mexico again among Canada’s top sources of refugee claims after visa requirement lifted

Refugee claims by Mexicans have increased sharply since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau allowed citizens of the country to enter Canada without travel visas, new figures show.

Almost 1,500 citizens of Mexico had refugee claims referred to the Immigration and Refugee Board in 2017 — six times more than in the previous year, when they totaled just 250.


Dutch party centre bans kid’s cowboy party because “it’s racist”

The far-left action group “De Grauwe Eeuw” filed a police report against the organisation behind the festival. According to them, the feast for children between 2 and 12 years old uses ‘racist stereotypes’.

“Cowboys are responsible for the genocide on America’s native inhabitants”, De Grauwe Eeuw stated. Migrant activist Anousha Nzume later joined them in their acquisitions and threatened to boycott another festival at the same location.


New Chicago ID card created for undocumented immigrants will be accepted for voter registration

A new municipal ID designed primarily for illegal immigrants will be accepted in Chicago as a valid form of identification to register to vote.

The CityKey will be a government-issued photo identification card available to all Chicago residents regardless of immigration status, criminal record, housing status, or gender identity, according to the city clerk’s website.


Another controversy hits Trudeau’s India visit, distorted J&K map at event attended by Canadian PM

Another controversy has hit Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to India as a map misrepresenting Jammu and Kashmir was put up at the event he was speaking at.

A map showing a distorted Jammu and Kashmir – without the entire PoK area including Gilgit and Baltistan – was placed at an event in New Delhi where the Canadian PM and his wife were speaking at.

India has firmly maintained that Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir is a part of India and has been encroached upon by Pakistan. The distortion of the map will come as further embarrassment for the Canadian government.

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Highest court in Malaysia to hear appeal of Christian converts from Islam

On Monday, the highest court in Malaysia is scheduled to hear the appeal of four people who wish to have their conversions from Islam to Christianity legally recognised.

In a country where there is no legal way to leave Islam, the four people are asking the Federal Court to have their names and their faith changed on their national identity cards.

Three of the four were raised as Christians but converted to Islam in order to marry Muslims. Jenny Peter divorced her Muslim husband in 2006 and returned to Christianity. Salina Jau was divorced by her Muslim husband in 1992, and then she returned to Christianity. Tiong Choo Ting began to practice Christianity after his Muslim wife died in 2007.

All three signed “statutory declarations” that they intended to return to Christianity. They were required to undergo “counselling” regarding their faith. No coercion is exerted in the counselling, which takes place at the state department of religion in two to five sessions running from 30 minutes to an hour. According to court records, “All appelates attended counselling sessions and remained firm in their stand to renounce Islam.”

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Fresh row over mysterious sickness affecting US diplomats in Cuba

When a mystery illness rippled through the US embassy in Cuba in late 2016, the diplomatic fallout was rapid.

The US slashed the number of people at its Havana mission and expelled 15 Cuban diplomats after at least 24 American staff and family reported a mix of headaches, dizziness, eyesight, hearing, sleep and concentration problems.

Many of the affected diplomats said their illness came on after they heard strange noises in their homes or hotel rooms. Some reported that the sounds – which ranged from grinding to cicada-like to the buffeting caused by an open car window – appeared to be directed at them, and that their symptoms abated when they moved to another room.

Now, the dispute over the cause of the episode has spread into the medical world, where some doctors and scientists are furious with a situation they believe is being spun for political gain.

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France pledges 1,500 jail places to isolate radicalised inmates

rance will create 1,500 new places in its jails to isolate Islamist extremists and prevent them from converting other prisoners, the prime minister announced as he unveiled a major new plan aimed at stopping young people becoming terrorists.

“Islamist radicalisation is a menace for our society,” said Edouard Philippe, unveiling the plan that includes measures on dealing with the hundreds of French men and women – and their children – who have returned from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq or are expected to do so.

School teachers will get more training on how to spot signs that their pupils are becoming radicalised, and local authorities will be told to improve their scrutiny of the small but growing number of private Islamic schools.

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British couple ‘feared kidnapped by ISIS’ in South Africa were filming with BBC presenter before they disappeared

A British couple feared kidnapped by Islamic State extremists in South Africa had been filming with a BBC Gardeners’ World presenter shortly before they vanished.

Horticulturists Rodney Saunders, 73, and his wife, Rachel, 64, went missing two weeks ago.

Police have arrested a man and a woman who have links to Isis fanatics on suspicion of kidnapping and possibly killing the couple in the remote foothills of the Drakensberg mountains on February 12.

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Justin Trudeau takes his Captain Snowflake act to India

If your week was less than fun, spare a thought for Justin Trudeau. The Canadian Prime Minister’s seven-day visit to India went down like an undercooked biriyani on the subcontinent.

When he landed in New Delhi last Saturday, Trudeau was greeted on the tarmac, not by the Prime Minister or Foreign Minister but by the junior minister for agriculture and farmers’ welfare. Other world leaders, including Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu, have been given a personal welcome by Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Modi, a savvy social media user, failed even to note Trudeau’s arrival on Twitter, though on the same day he found time to tweet about plans to unveil a new shipping container terminal. He did not acknowledge Trudeau until five days later and only met him the day before the Canadian PM and his family were to return home.

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Gun control? How about Imam control?

As the world frets about Islamophobia – it’s the Jews who are getting killed.

What happens in the mosque does not stay in the mosque.

So don’t be amazed if you learn that the Parkland, Florida, high school murderer was influenced by messages coming from any number of imams throughout the United States.

He didn’t do it on his own…and even if he did…the word is out…in America…kill Jews.

Paul Sperry at the New York Post tells how radical USA imams are given license to incite. Listen to Sperry’s opening paragraph –

“Muslim clerics are threatening the lives of Jews from the pulpits of American mosques, and they are doing it with virtual impunity, say former US law-enforcement officials who worry that the rhetoric could lead to violent attacks.”

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